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CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router

If you can afford the hefty price tag, the Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router is easily one of the best home routers on the market.

By Apr. 16, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Apr. 16, 2014
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Microsoft Vista Home Basic

Windows Vista Home Basic is essentially warmed-over Windows XP, Windows XP SP3. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

By Jan. 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 24, 2007
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Actiontec Wireless Network Extender Plus Powerline Network Adapter 500 Kit (PWR51WK01)

The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.

By Mar. 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 14, 2014
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The Linksys WRT1900AC is the most powerful home router to date

CNET editor Dong Ngo shows off, among other things, his amazing analytical skill with not one, but two Linksys WRT1900AC routers at a time, and apparently that's not the only time he feels special.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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Home networking explained, Part 9: Access your home computer remotely

CNET editor Dong Ngo points you in the general direction of how to access your home network remotely using a Dynamic DNS service.

By Feb. 21, 2014

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Home networking explained, Part 1: Here's the URL for you

CNET editor Dong Ngo gives all his answers to questions about the basics of home networking.

By Aug. 6, 2012

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The SkyDog router is an interesting home router

The SkyDog router combines near-obsolete hardware, and state-of-the-art firmware into a box that's destined to dig a hole your pocket. Good thing we have CNET editor Dong Ngo who says "not so fast!" to it!

By Jan. 28, 2014

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Facebook Home

Because Facebook Home dominates your Android start screen, it really only makes sense if you're a Facebook junkie. Luckily, you can dial down Facebook Home or completely remove it, even if it comes preloaded on your device.

By Apr. 9, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 9, 2013

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Home networking explained, part 5: Setting up a home router

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the best way to set up most Wi-Fi routers: via the Web interface. This guide can be applied to all consumer-grade routers in the market, save those from Apple.

By Mar. 26, 2013

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Home networking explained, Part 2: Optimizing your Wi-Fi network

CNET editor Dong Ngo answers questions about how to optimize a home Wi-Fi network.

By Aug. 17, 2012